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HB20-1274

Increase Sentence Served Before Parole Eligibility

Concerning matters related to the amount of time of a felony sentence a person is required to serve prior to being eligible for parole.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill increases the general standard for parole eligibility from 50% to 75% of the sentence served for a class 2, class 3, class 4, class 5, or class 6 felony, or a level 1, level 2, level 3, or level 4 drug felony, or any unclassified felony.

The bill increases the standard for parole eligibility from 75% to 80% of the sentence served for any person convicted and sentenced for specific convictions and sentences.

The bill increases the standard for parole eligibility from 75% to 85% of the sentence served for specific convictions and sentences.

The bill extends the right of a victim to be informed of the final disposition of a case to include information, if applicable, regarding the sentence imposed upon the person and information regarding whether the person may be eligible for parole prior to serving the full sentence.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. M. Soper

Sponsor

Rep. R. Bockenfeld, Rep. L. Liston, Rep. D. Williams

Co-sponsor

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